Full-Time Faculty in Physical Therapy (F629)

Azusa, USA, California
May 23, 2017
Azusa Pacific
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.

Position Title: Full-Time Faculty in Physical Therapy

Position Tracking Number: F629

School/College: BAS

Department: Physical Therapy

Location: Azusa


The Department of Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University invites applications for a faculty position in our Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The successful candidate will teach, design curricula, and carry out research in the area of neuro-rehabiitation, acute, or primary care.

Azusa Pacific University is a private Christian institution located in the foothills northeast of Los Angeles. The CAPTE accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy Program admits 52 students a year to its 11,000 square foot facility. Departmental research facilities include metabolic stress equipment, musculoskeletal imaging ultrasound, EMG, and Noraxon Motion Analysis.

Opportunities exist for participating in service learning projects with physical therapy students

Responsibilities: Teach within area of expertise, serve on departmental and university committees, and pursue own research agenda.

Level: Rank and salary are commensurate with academic credentials and experience.


A physical therapist with earned terminal academic doctorate (Ph.D. EdD. DHS, DSc) in physical therapy or a related field of study preferred. Applicants must be eligible for PT licensure in California; 3-5 years of higher education teaching experience preferred; 3-5 years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist in area of specialty, a defined research agenda and record of publications; a strong Christian commitment.

Experience: We are seeking an individual with research, teaching, and clinical experience in area of expertise

Workload: Full-time, twelve month faculty

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to engage in critical thinking, to take initiative, and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
  • Ability to integrate Christian values in teaching and research.

Hire Date: Open until filled.

Additional Information:

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Application Procedure:

To apply, visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

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